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Every once in a while the conditions are perfect for every tiny tree branch to be covered in frosted snow. On this cold day the sun broke through the clouds long enough to highlight each tree beautifully along the distant horizon.

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I took this photograph in Duluth, Minnesota along the shore of the great Lake Superior. I love how the birds almost paused in the air as they caught the wind lifting above the lake on this breezy, summer day.

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Living in northern Minnesota can be magical when the frost covers every tiny branch on the trees. It feels as if you're inside a snow globe. I hope you enjoy the serenity of this frosted scene. Frosted Afternoon would be the perfect addition to your own wintery escape.

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This beautiful horse approached me as I walked alongside its roadside pasture on a cold winter day. It seemed to say hello with his snow-covered nose. The dark features provide stark contrast to the fresh snow.

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This beautiful horse approached me as I walked alongside its roadside pasture on a cold winter day. It seemed to say hello with its kind, steady gaze. The dark features provide stark contrast to the fresh snow.

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The strong curves of this stunning horse celebrate is strength and beauty.

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This beautiful horse approached me as I walked alongside its roadside pasture on a cold winter day.  The dark features provide stark contrast to the fresh snow. “Hay hair, don’t care.”

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These stunning wild flowers were captured alongside Lake Superior. They’re a favorite of mine and take an adventure up “the shore” to see them. Grab a slice of pie at The Rustic Inn while you stop to admire their beauty. Pairs with Layered Lupine & Lovely Lupine 2.

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These stunning lupine were standing tall along the shores of Lake Superior in Minnesota. Pairs with Lovely Lupine 1 & 2.

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The delicate details of these purple, blue and lavender lupine stand contrast the soft green tones in the blurred background. Pairs with Layered Lupine & Lovely Lupine 1.

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My husband loves old tractors. This one was purchased with a wish and a dream to repair his grandpa’s machine of the same era. The character and texture of these old beasts were calling to be photographed. Pairs well with Tired Tractor 2 and 3.

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I love the look of the rusty tractor with broken gears, levers and gauges. Pairs well with Tired Tractor 1 and 3.

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These tractors were fast friends as they were parked next to each other in hopes of roaring to life again one day. Pairs well with Tired Tractor 1 and 2.

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I always sleep in when given the chance, but on this rare day I was up to see the sun rising over beautiful Lake Superior. I was amazed watching the horizon set ablaze in red, peach and lavender as the world awoke to a new day.

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I always sleep in when given the chance, but on this rare day I was up to see the sun rising over beautiful Lake Superior. I was amazed watching the horizon set ablaze in red, peach and lavender as the world awoke to a new day.

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I discovered a pair of sweet sanderling birds along the northern shores of Lake Superior. They must have been migrating south on this beautiful fall day. It was absolute joy watching them prance along the shoreline. Pairs with Sweet Sanderling 2.

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I discovered a pair of sweet sanderling birds along the northern shores of Lake Superior. They must have been migrating south on this beautiful fall day. It was absolute joy watching them prance along the shoreline. Pairs with Sweet Sanderling 1.

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Finding the beauty in the tiniest places, I captured the interior of a dandelion by flipping my lens and shooting through it backwards. The wispy seeds mixed with bokeh lighting makes a surrealistic, modern moment. It pairs well with “Dandelion Defined” by Janelle Wourms.

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I captured this childhood moment in time as my daughter closed her eyes, made a wish and sent her dandelion dreams floating through the air. I hope it evokes a lovely memory. What did you wish for?

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Sometimes the everyday details of the botanicals that surround us in nature are the most stunning in detail when presented in black and white. I love the fringed curves of this fern, surrounded by geometric shadows.

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I hiked to a peak overlooking Lake Superior on a fall day. Although the vista was sublime, the moss covered rock walls that lined the path on our way to the top were equally intriguing. We imagined that they were old trolls hiding in the hills.

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This stunning dragonfly visited my garden on a beautiful sunny day. He posed long enough to capture every detail tiny detail. These little guys are special in our family and help remind us of loved ones we've lost.

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I captured this inside a Butterfly Conservatory in Florida. The light streamed in through the glass windows. The high humidity left drops of water on each of the leaves. This pairs well with “Subdued”, “Flamingo Go”, “Drifting Away”, “Laid Back Palms”, and “Solitude”.

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I captured this inside a Butterfly Conservatory in Florida. The light streamed in through the glass windows. I love the abstract, modern feel and each detail of the leaves. This pairs well with “Subdued”, “Flamingo Go”, “Drifting Away”, “Laid Back Palms”, and “Solitude”.

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I captured this inside a Butterfly Conservatory in Florida. I love how this flamingo feels as if he’s posing for his portrait. This pairs well with “Subdued”, “Flamingo Go”, “Drifting Away”, “Laid Back Palms”, and “Solitude”.

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